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Here you will find hotel trends, news and reviews. As a travel writer, I stay in lots of hotels and am always looking for properties with functional yet innovative design, cutting-edge technology and outstanding service.

Here is my current list of favorite hotels that meet and exceed the above criteria:
Exciting Details on the New Luxury SPG Credit Card Coming in August!
Wrigley Field Chicago Cubs

Details are now available on the new SPG credit card, which will be available in August 2018. The SPG credit cards are some of my very favorites, as we’ve used them to book tickets to see a Chicago Cubs game from the SPG luxury suite at Wrigley Field, score second row seats to see “School… Continue reading

Current SPG Credit Cards Get Awesome Upgraded Benefits Starting in August
Earn SPG points

American Express announced that the current Starwood Preferred Guest® Consumer and Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Cards will get an update come August 2018 with some awesome new benefits. Current holders of the cards will get these new benefits as will as new applicants. New Starwood Preferred Guest® Consumer Credit Card From American Express Benefits The new… Continue reading

Marriott, Starwood, Ritz-Carlton Loyalty Programs to Merge in August
Caribbean hotel deal winter

The long awaited news we’ve been anticipating for a while now has finally happened. Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Ritz-Carlton Rewards will merge into one giant rewards program. This is a result of Marriott buying Starwood Hotels in 2016. SPG is one of my favorite hotel loyalty programs, as we have used points… Continue reading

Chase Adds Two New IHG Cards
IHG credit cards

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is one of my favorite hotel chains, as they own both EVEN Hotels and Hotel Indigo, two of my favorite brands. Check out my rave review of EVEN Hotels Time Square South. Today, they announced two new IHG credit cards from Chase. I especially love the new Premier card, which offers… Continue reading

Why You Should Get the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Cards
SPG Credit Card

The Starwood Preferred Guest credit cards from American Express are some of my favorites, because my family likes to use SPG points, or Starpoints, and redeem them for experiences through the SPG Moments program. We’ve been able to watch a Chicago Cubs game from a luxury suite at Wrigley Field and sit in the second row… Continue reading

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